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Harrison Barnes and Kyrie Irving Named Co-MVPs of the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic

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Harrison Barnes And Kyrie Irving Named Co-MVP's Of The 2010 Jordan Brand Classic

North Carolina-bound Harrison Barnes (Ames High School/Ames, IA) earned co-Most Valuable Player honors tonight at the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, as he finished with 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead the White Jerseys to the 129-125 victory over the Black Jerseys at the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic, presented by Foot Locker. Harrison Barnes was joined by co-MVP Kyrie Irving (St. Patrick High School/West Orange, NJ/Duke) who had 22 points, seven assists and four rebounds for the Black Jerseys.

Sponsored by Jordan Brand, a division of NIKE, Inc. the event was once again attended by some of sport and entertainment’s biggest stars including Chris Paul, Jadakiss, DJ Clue, Mario, MC Lyte, Lee England Jr., DJ Clark Kent, Skyzoo and Alex Thomas. Multi-platinum recording artist and actor Common headlined the halftime musical performance while R&B artist and songwriter Marsha Ambrosius performed the National Anthem.

Other statistical standouts included Josh Selby (Lake Clifton High School/Baltimore, MD/Kansas) with 21 points, Cory Joseph (Findlay Prep/Ontario, Canada/Undecided) with seven assists, Tristan Thompson (Findlay Prep/Ontario, Canada/Texas) with 13 rebounds and Jared Sullinger (Northland High School/Columbus, OH/Ohio State) with four blocks.

A highlight of the evening was college announcements in front of the Madison Square Garden crowd and national ESPN television audience from Josh Selby (Baltimore, MD) who committed to Kansas and New York City native Doron Lamb (Mouth of Wilson, VA), who announced that he will be attending Kentucky in the fall.

“This year’s Jordan Brand Classic marked another successful showcase of the top high school basketball players from all corners of the world and exciting musical entertainment,” said Keith Houlemard, President of Jordan Brand. “Madison Square Garden has hosted so many great legendary moments in the history of basketball and we are proud to use it as a platform to introduce the next stars of the game.”

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Other players on the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic Team include Will Barton (Wolfeboro, NH/Memphis), Reggie Bullock (Kinston, NC/North Carolina), Tobias Harris (Dix Hills, NY/Tennessee), Perry Jones (Duncanville, TX/Baylor), Terrence Jones (Portland, OR/Undecided), Jelan Kendrick (Marietta, GA/Memphis), Brandon Knight (Fort Lauderdale, FL/Kentucky), C.J. Leslie (Raleigh, NC/Undecided), Kendall Marshall (Arlington, VA/North Carolina), Joshua Smith (Covington, WA/UCLA), Roscoe Smith (Mouth of Wilson, VA/Connecticut), DeShaun Thomas (Fort Wayne, IN/Ohio State) and Dion Waiters (Philadelphia, PA/Syracuse).

Previous Jordan Brand Classic MVPs have included Derrick Favors (Georgia Tech) and Renardo Sidney (Mississippi State) in 2009, Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks) and Tyreke Evans (Sacramento Kings) in 2008, Donte Greene (Sacramento Kings) and Corey Fisher (Villanova) in 2007, Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Thaddeus Young (Philadelphia 76ers) in 2006, Tyler Hansbrough (Indiana Pacers) and Andray Blatche (Washington Wizards) in 2005, Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic) in 2004, LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Shannon Brown (Los Angeles Lakers) in 2003, and Amar’e Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns) and Sean May (Sacramento Kings) in 2002.

The Jordan Brand Classic is an annual showcase of the top high school basketball players in the country, throughout the New York City region and internationally. The evening began with the Regional Game, as the Suburban All-Stars defeated the City All-Stars 137-133, led by co-Most Valuable Player Derrick Williams (St. Anthony High School/Jersey City, NJ/Richmond) with 19 points. He was joined by co-MVP Ryan Rhoomes (Cardozo High School/Bayside, NY/Undecided) who had 26 points and 10 rebounds. The third annual International game was highlighted by Malik Muller (Germany) with 21 points and five rebounds and Duane Notice (Canada) with 23 points and eight rebounds.

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Quebec Basketball sweeps 2019 Canadian U15 & U17 National Championships

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Quebec Basketball Sweeps 2019 Canadian National Championships

Quebec basketball made a loud statement by sweeping all four levels of the 2019 Canadian National basketball championships – claiming gold both at the U15 and U17 boys and girls annual provincial tournament.

The boys made a clean sweep of Ontario to take home gold at both the 2019 U15 and U17 boy’s Canadian national championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick. While across the country at Ken and Kathy Shields court in Victoria, British Columbia the U15 ladies knocked-off Ontario 72-55 and the U17 ladies completed the sweep with a 55-45 win over Alberta. Quebec becomes the first province to sweep all four championships since Ontario claimed supremacy in 2011.

Quebec’s first U17 boys title since 2010

Quebec’s silky smooth guard Bennedict Mathurin was the star of the U17 tournament pouring a game-high 23 points to help La Belle Province defeat their rivals 84-77 to claim their third-ever U17 gold medal at Nationals and their first since they won back-to-back in 2010 and 2008. Mathurin the tournament’s top scorer (23 PPG) added 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the victory.

Quebec Basketball Sweeps 2019 U15 Canadian National Championships
Quebec Basketball Sweeps 2019 U17, U15 Canadian National Championships – Photo: Kevin Barrett

Aurel Ntahindurwa scored a game-high 25 points, pulled down 7 rebounds and added 3 assists to lead Quebec to a 88-78 win over Ontario in the U15 boys championship game. Freud-Ansley St-Felix took-home MVP honors by showcasing his all-around game with 19 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists.

Dumont twin brothers also impacted the game – both nearly reaching double-doubles Jordann with 12 points and 8 rebounds and Raphael contributed with 9 points and 9 rebounds. Thomas Ndong collected a game-high 11 rebounds added 7 points and scored Christian Payawal finished as the tournaments top thief racking 8 first-half steals alongside his 7 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds.

Cassandra Prosper was named MVP of the U15 girls championships and had the game of the tournament — scoring 24 points and grabbing a jaw-dropping 18 rebounds in the finals.

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The U17 Quebec ladies completed the rare clean sweep fighting off a tough Alberta squad. Kiandra Browne was named MVP capping a great tournament with 7 points and 9 nine rebounds.

2019 U17 Boys MVP & First Team All-Stars

Bennedict Mathurin – Quebec – Most Valuable Player

Mason Kraus – Manitoba
Darius DeAverio – Ontario
Olivier-Maxence Prosper – Quebec
Norman Burry – New Brunswick

2019 U17 Boys Second-Team All-Stars

Owen Weaver – Alberta
Dominic Parolin – British Columbia
Kyle Duke – Ontario
Enoch Kalambay – Quebec
Malcom Christie -New Brunswick

2019 U15 Boys MVP & First Team All-Stars

Freud-Ansley St-Felix – Quebec – Most Valuable Player

Xavier Spencer – Alberta
Braeden Macvicar – Nova Scotia
Jahsemar Olembe – Ontario
Jaiden Cole – Ontario
Christian Payawal

2019 U15 Boys Second-Team All-Stars

Bubu Benjamin – Alberta
RavJeet Randhawa – British Columbia
Lorence De La Cruz -Manitoba
Thomas Ndong – Quebec
Ben Power – New Brunswick

2019 U17 Girls MVP & First Team All-Stars

Kiandra Browne – Quebec – Most Valuable Player

Deja Lee – British Columbia
Louella Allana – Quebec
Mimi Sigue – Alberta
Tea Demong – Alberta
Ornella Niankan – Quebec

2019 U17 Girls Second-Team All-Stars

Samantha Russell- Nova Scotia
Jayme Foreman – Ontario
Jessica Clarke – British Columbia
Kennedy Hollinger – Saskatchewan
Yvonne Ejim – Alberta

2019 U15 Girls MVP & First Team All-Stars

Cassandra Prosper – Quebec – Most Valuable Player

Christine Geraldo – Quebec
Delaney Gibb – Alberta
Cheyenne Rowe – Ontario
Sophie-Anne Bouffard – Quebec
Lemyah Hylton – Ontario

2019 U15 Girls Second-Team All-Stars

Taija Sta Maria – Ontario
Jessica Keripe – New Brunswick
Julia Tuchscherer – British Columbia
Treyah Paquette – Manitoba
Lauren Hainstock – Nova Scotia


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14-year-old Canadian phenom Elijah Fisher destroys defender

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14 Year Old Canadian Basketball Phenom Elijah Fisher Destroys Defender

There is absolutely no doubt — Elijah Fisher is going to be the most after-sought Canadian basketball prospect ever!

Andrew Wiggins, RJ Barrett, Jamal Murray please make room for rising star Elijah Fisher.

The 14-year old phenom added to his bag of bodies — snatching yet another helpless soul in what will go down as one of his most impressive dunks yet.

Showcasing his skills in front of a copious amount of NBA scouts at the 2019 All-Canadian Boys Futures Game — the 6’5″ guard dropped a vicious sledgehammer all-over his defender.

Fisher took home MVP honors with 27 points to lead Team Black to a 126-104 victory over Team Gray.

14 Year Old Canadian Phenom Elijah Fisher MVP Biosteel Future Game MVP
14 Year Old Canadian Phenom Elijah Fisher MVP Biosteel Future Game MVP
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